Accounts-- Memo by Benjamin Chew, Jr. for his father for a burial and coffin of Nelly, a potential slave, 1808

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Accounts-- Memo by Benjamin Chew, Jr. for his father for a burial and coffin of Nelly, a potential slave, 1808
Description
Small memo found within larger account by Benjamin Chew, Jr. for his father, presumably from the same year of 1808. The memo records payment of $23.80 for the burial of "Nelly", a possible slave, and $10 to D. Evans for a coffin. There is also a payment to "Hickey" for "hir[ing] of the load" for $2.50.
Identifier
19238
Type
text
Creator
Chew, Benjamin, 1758-1844
Date Created
1808
Format
manuscript
Is Part Of
Chew family papers (2050) | Box 211 | Folder 2
Spatial Coverage
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject
Slavery--United States--History |Chew family
Extent
3 pages
Language
eng
Rights
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Item sets
Chew Family Papers

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